Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 122

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
KEULEN, GERARD van. Pas Kaart van de Golff van Mexico. Double-page engraved sea chart of the Gulf of Mexico. 21 1/2x25 inches sheet size, ample margins; hand-colored; some offsetting, small closed tear just into scale bar upper margin. Amsterdam, 1684 [but circa 1734]

Additional Details

Fourth state of the chart with the title cartouche re-engraved, changing Johannes to Gerard van Keulen. Oriented with north to the right, the map presents "the first sea chart of the western portion of the Gulf of Mexico detailing the coastal waters of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas." Burden 592.